Benjamin Rush State Park


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Benjamin Rush State Park


Location:In Philadelphia County, in the southeastern portion of the state.
Facilities:Undeveloped.
Special Features:A mixture of open fields and woodlots, this undeveloped park contains one of the world's largest community gardens.
Address:c/o Fort Washington State Park
Fort Washington, PA 19034

Phone:215-591-5250
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/benjaminrush.aspx
Size: 276 acres.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.
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Tom Wolf is to sign this morning in Benjamin Rush State Park in Philadelphia, would supersede an executive order signed by former Gov.
At an event in Benjamin Rush State Park, Governor Wolf signed the executive order with members of the General Assembly in attendance.
7 million improvement project at Benjamin Rush State Park in northeast Philadelphia.
2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Benjamin Rush State Park, Philadelphia's only state park and the largest single area of undeveloped land along the ecologically important Poquessing Creek, will receive a number of improvements through a new, $2.
Bruce, 34, will oversee 493 acres at Fort Washington in Montgomery County and the 276-acre Benjamin Rush State Park under development in northeast Philadelphia.
March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today said it is moving forward with the development of Benjamin Rush State Park in northeast Philadelphia by beginning condemnation proceedings for several city streets within the park's boundaries.
Whether installing bluebird boxes at Benjamin Rush State Park in Philadelphia; removing invasive plants in central Pennsylvania's Black Moshannon State Park; or maintaining trails at Nolde Forest near Reading, local volunteers will have a unique chance to give something back to their country, their community, and the state lands that serve them.
Drew will also oversee the 276-acre Benjamin Rush State Park under development in Philadelphia's Northeast section.
He worked as a park manager with the Bureau of State Parks' Region 4 office in Perkasie, Bucks County, before being named manager of Fort Washington State Park, Montgomery County, and Benjamin Rush State Park in Philadelphia's Northeast section.
Once the remedial work is complete, the 22-acre parcel will be turned over to the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources as an addition to the existing Benjamin Rush State Park.
Winters also will oversee the 276-acre Benjamin Rush State Park, under development in Philadelphia's Northeast section.
Oliver today announced that volunteers and contractors removed nearly 93 tons of debris from illegal dumpsites in Benjamin Rush State Park, Philadelphia County, as part of the state's Forest Lands Beautification Program.